Dakota County Financial Empowerment staff are available to assist residents with financial capability needs via Zoom, Skype or phone. All Financial Empowerment services are available on a virtual or phone basis.
All services are free.
Ways we can help
If you need help with:
Making ends meet — learn strategies to stretch, grow and save your money
Getting out of debt — develop a customized plan to reduce your debt
Improving your credit score — identify strategies to improve your score or a counselor can assist you with disputes to the credit bureaus
Reporting identity theft — review your risk factors, identify possible identity theft and remedy any problems
Paying off student loans — develop a repayment plan and educate yourself about various loan payment programs
Applying for public assistance — learn about assistance programs and get help navigating the application process
Buying a house — determine your readiness for purchasing a house, get help going through the process
Request an appointment for new clients
Existing clients can make appointments by calling 651-554-5763.
- Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Public assistance help available
For help applying for public assistance programs, go to the
Public Assistance page.